Plovers (Charadriidae)

Diademed Plover (Phegornis mitchellii) - HBW 3, p. 441

French: Pluvier des Andes German: Diademregenpfeifer Spanish: Chorlitejo Cordillerano
Other common names: (Diademed) Sandpiper-plover, Mitchell's Plover

Taxonomy: Leptopus (Leptodactylus) Mitchellii Fraser, 1845, Chile, probably in the province of Colchagua.
Affinities obscure. Monotypic.

Distribution: Andes from NC Peru through N Chile and W Bolivia to SC Chile and SC Argentina.

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